We’ve taken a look at an era of Teply families, from Frank Teply’s birth in 1865 and arrival in America in 1867 as a child to Ben Teply’s early death in 1925.Continue reading
St. John’s Catholic Church and Cemetery in Hanover witnessed the life events of our grandparents from the 1870s through the 1950s.Continue reading
Newspaper stories also reported on the health, sickness and accidents in the community.
Frank and Anna and their sons had a few noteworthy health scares.
But considering the times, they were all lucky to come through this time period as an unscathed family.
That was about to change in the next few years.Continue reading
Teply lifestyle wouldn’t be complete without looking at some recreation.
Fishing, hunting, ice skating, etc.Continue reading
Let’s continue our look at the Teply’s lifestyle by focusing on their farm and work.Continue reading
Before Facebook and text messages and TV, people visited each other.
Old newspapers are full of stories of social visits and “Sundaying”.Continue reading
We don’t know much about these grandparents, especially their family backgrounds.
Sometimes with genealogy, you hit a brick wall. That’s the case with Jacob Welter and Agnes Wahlen. I just haven’t been able to find them before they came to Kansas.Continue reading
Anna Welter was born December 22, 1872, in Missouri. Her parents were Jacob and Agnes Welter. They came to Kansas around 1879.
Anna and Frank probably met when they were young teenagers.Continue reading